New Jersey Clerk Names Multiple County Employees in Discrimination Lawsuit

A senior probate clerk for the Cumberland County, New Jersey Surrogate’s Office has filed an explosive nine-count lawsuit alleging discrimination based upon disability in violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, as well as other charges. Constance M. Stiles’ lawsuit details numerous indignities and humiliations to which she was subjected, and she is seeking…
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$7,765,778.00 Jury Verdict Awarded to Whistleblower

Lisa Easley v. The New Jersey Department of Corrections. Ms. Easley was a former corrections officer for the New Jersey Department ...
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Do I have to sign an arbitration agreement?

No, your employer cannot force you to sign an arbitration agreement. An arbitration agreement is a contract and will only be ...
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Can I get unemployment if I quit my job due to domestic violence?

YES.  Employees who are terminated or quit their jobs due to being victims of domestic violence are entitled to unemployment benefits.  ...
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Does New Jersey Have Whistleblower Protection Laws?

You have the right to complain about your employer’s or a co-worker’s unlawful conduct. When an employee makes such a complaint ...
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How do I request a medical leave of absence under the FMLA?

GENERALLY Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) eligible employees are entitled to a 12-week, job protected medical leave. In ...
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Do I have a case for pregnancy discrimination?

There are several protections afforded pregnant employees in New Jersey.  The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) makes it illegal ...
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New Jersey Clerk Names Multiple County Employees in Discrimination Lawsuit

A senior probate clerk for the Cumberland County, New Jersey Surrogate’s Office has filed an explosive nine-count lawsuit alleging discrimination ...
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All New Jersey employers are required to provide their employees paid sick leave.

The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act, which goes into effect on October 29, 2018, requires that ALL NJ employers, ...
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Depending on your job, working from home may not qualify as a reasonable accommodation.

Credeur v. State of Louisiana, 2017 U.S. App LEXIS 11269 (5th Cir., Jun. 23, 2017) The U.S. Court of Appeals for ...
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Contact an attorney if your employer tells you it does not have to offer you light duty, chances are they are wrong.

This post comes from my very own filing cabinets and involves an employer’s policy to only offer light duty to ...
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Be your own advocate in the workplace.

I was at a seminar that focused on the empowerment of women. The event was hosted by SJ Magazine and ...
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Were you fired for engaging in concerted activity?

MCPc Inc. v. NLRB, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 2457 (3d Cir. Feb. 12, 2016) This week the Third Circuit Court ...
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